Himika Mao

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Himika Mao
Himika Mao profile.png
Japanese Name (眞尾ひみか) Mao Himika
Voiced by Japanese: Naomi Ōzora
ID No: 3020
Release Date (JP): April 02, 2018
Release Date (NA): November 05, 2019

Himika Mao is a playable character in the 2017 mobile game Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record. She first appeared as a cameo in the accompanying manga Magia☆Report. In-game, she did not appear until the release of Konoha Shizumi's sidestory in October 2017 and was not made playable until April 2018.

General Info

Physical Features
Age 13
Eye colour Red
Hair colour Brown
Height 154cm
Soul Gem Red orb (belt)
Weapon Long spear with a fist as the end / Gun that shoots 1 yen coins
Witch Form Bond Bomb
Powers and Abilities Coin bullets (Redirect the opponent's attention to the shot)
Wish To cure her father's illness (exact wording unknown)
Japanese pronoun atashi (アタシ), uchi ()
Known relatives Unnamed father, unnamed mother (deceased), 3 younger sisters & 3 younger brothers (Himio, Himimi, Himiji, Himeka)
Origins Daito Ward
School Daito Academy, Seventh grade
Affiliation Kamihama Magia Union

Game Info

Stats, Connect, Magia Data
Rarity Final Lv Type Attribute

4★→ 5★



Attribute flame.png


Initial 6898 1658 2154

Max at ★4 24474 6098 7586
Max at ★5 30227 7685 9305

Max SE 39012 9705 13057
Disk accele.png Disk accele.png Disk blast vertical.png Disk blast vertical.png Disk charge.png
Icon skill 1127.png Connect: Time for a Little Five and Take

★4 Endure (3 /T) & Blast Damage UP [VII]
★5 Endure (3 /T) & Blast Damage UP [IX]
{{{2}}} Magia: Meteor Punch

★4 Damage to All Enemies [V] & Survive (Self / 2T) & Regenerate HP (Self / 2T)
★5 Damage to All Enemies [VII] & Survive (Self / 2T) & Regenerate HP (Self / 2T)
{{{2}}} Doppel: Bond Bomb

★5 Damage to All Enemies [IX] & Survive (All / 2T) & Regenerate HP (All / 2T)
Spirit Enhancement Data
Max Stat Bonuses
HP ATK DEF Accele Blast Charge

4★ +6% +4% +8% +4% +6% +6%
5★ +7% +5% +9% +5% +7% +7%

SE +7% +5% +9% +9% +13% +12%
Spirit Enhancement

Icon skill 1220.png Doppel Adept Doppel Damage UP [I] & Magia Damage UP [I]

Icon skill 1220.png Doppel Adept Doppel Damage UP [I] & Magia Damage UP [I]

Icon skill 1216.png MP Boost MP Gain UP When Over 100 MP [II]

Icon skill 1216.png Morale Adept MP Gain UP [II]

Icon skill 1128.png Provoke Adept Chance to Provoke [II]

Icon skill 1227.png Endure Adept MP UP When Damaged [V]

Icon skill 1120.png Shield Adept Damage Cut [II]

Icon skill 1216.png MP Boost MP Gain UP When Over 100 MP [II]

Icon skill 1092.png Blast Adept Blast Damage UP [II]

Icon skill 1202.png Blast Shield Blast Damage Cut [III]

Icon skill 1214.png Technical Adept Charge Disc Damage UP [II]

Icon skill 1085.png Crisis Bloom Attack UP When At Critical Health [II] & Defense UP When At Critical Health [III]

Icon skill 1214.png Technical Adept Charge Disc Damage UP [II]

Icon skill 1127.png Immortality Guaranteed Endure (Self / 3T) & Regenerate HP [V] (Self / 3T) CD: 12 turns


A Magical Girl who drives a hard bargain. The oldest daughter in a family of 8, she helps run the household with her father since her mother passed away. Being with her family makes her as happy as can be, but to make ends meet, she's always scrimping and saving spare change.

Doppel Description

Bond Bomb, Himika's doppel

The Doppel of dissolution. Its form is bonds. The master of this emotion finds a sense of security by entrusting the dormant desires in her heart to her Doppel, which keeps them held in check. It transmutes her ego into a sphere, while her ties and obligations to her family become snakes binding it tightly together in place. The sphere yearns for freedom, but the snakes confining it are the only things maintaining its form. Were it to wrest itself free, the sphere would burst and fly away...but the master would never allow that to happen.

Side Story

Warning, this section contains spoilers.

The following is a summary posted on 4chan's /pmmm/ general by Summary Anon.

Himika MSS summary arranged in chronological order:

Himika, 13 years old, is the eldest child in the family of eight, consisting of her father, four daughters and three sons. Although they live in a small house and barely manage to get by, the family is very close.

Unfortunately, her father went down with a disease and needed time to heal before getting back to work. Himika's younger siblings read about a blue flower that cures all diseases and wanted to get one for their father. However, this flower is from a fairy tale, but Himika did not want to put the enthusiasm of the younger ones down, so she made a white lie and bought a blue flower which they gave to the father.

At first, everyone is happy. The father is touched by the children's consideration and love and the children's belief their dad will get better. But time is needed to cure disease, and her father began to wallow in despair as he is not recovering and felt that he is disappointing his children, even secretly shedding tears while the younger ones began to argue between themselves, some believing that they lack the right amount, some believing that they do not have the right one and some thinking everything is a hoax. One of the younger brothers berates Himika for giving everyone false hope and causing the family to collapse. The already guilty and heavily pressured Himika broke down and fled from home.

As she ran, she bumped into Kokoro and began to suffer an emotional breakdown as she apologizes, Kokoro gently advises Himika to release all her pent up emotions and she cries her heart out. As she needs a listening ear, the sobbing Himika tells Kokoro of her story and her guilt for tearing the family apart. After listening, Kokoro shares her own family story, and tells Himika how she also pent and locked up her emotions for her family and almost broke. It was then a friend told her there is no need to carry everything by herself and she should let loose now and then.

Kokoro took that advice by heart and realized she can see more when she takes a step back, effectively making choices that actually help the family improve their relationship with each other. While she thinks Himika is a good sister, carrying all the burden and penning up emotions is not healthy and she should share them. Himika took Kokoro's advice by heart and manages to not only mend relations, but the bonds of the family become even stronger. Unknown to the girls, Kyubey has eavesdropped on the whole conversation.

Alas, the family once again is met with difficulty. The long stay in the hospital led to a financial crisis which threatens to tear the family apart. Kyubey approaches Himika and she contracts: Her dad recovers and gets a stable job while clearing all debts. It is back to scratch for them.

Back in present, Himika is helping out in the flowershop Konomi is working at and is returning home when she met Kokoro by chance. They have become close friends since then and Himika's younger siblings have taken a liking to Kokoro as well. She invites her to her place since she needs tips on knitting which Kokoro taught her, and the latter accepts the invitation.

Back home, the pair are greeted by all the younger siblings and Ayame. It seems the Azalea sisters also have become close friends. Ayame is here since she heard that Himika is familiar with mountains and she wanted to look for the blue flower which heals all diseases for Konoha and Hazuki since they were hospitalized after eating Konoha's cooking. Remembering her past mistakes, Himika manages to convince Ayame that the flower is just a fairy tale, but they can pluck flowers from mountains as gifts for Ayame's sisters. Ayame happily accepts, and Kokoro tags along since she is the actual one familiar with the mountains.

Ayame is having a great time with the kids and Himika smiles happily at how her siblings have matured and are having a great time. She then tells Kokoro about the circumstances under which she contracted, and thanks her for being there when she messed up with the flower. She secretly thinks that Kokoro is like an elder sister to her, but this is too embarrassing to say out loud. In the end, they couldn't find any blue flowers, but Himika tells the dejected Ayame that she has a solution.

Using the dyeing techniques she learned from Konomi, the nine of them dyed the white flowers blue. Konoha and Hazuki are overjoyed with the gifts and are happy to see Ayame's growth while Himika manages to earn extra bucks since the home made dyed flowers are popular with customers of the flower shop. Her siblings even manage to find a way to dye the flowers rainbow. The story ends with her thinking what is most important is for the family to be together for each other no matter in good or bad times.


Event Appearances

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Powers and Abilities

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  • The characters of her last name mean "truth" (眞) and "tail" (尾) respectively.



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Memoria Cards

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Card Effect Cooldown EN TextJP Text
Happy Sounds
(NA: The Sound of Happiness)
Icon skill 1175.pngCurse Chip Adept
Normal Passive
CC Gain UP [I]
Max Limit Break
CC Gain UP [II]
(Does Not Work on Supports)
**Unique to Himika Mao**
*Clink*... That’s the sound of a 1 yen coin. *Clink*... That one’s a 10 yen coin. *Clink*... This one’s 5 yen. *Clink*... Another 1 yen. *Clunk*... Th-this one! It’s the sound of a big 500 yen! Himika can tell the subtle differences between them all.

チャリン…これは50円の音… チャリン…これは10円の音… チャリン…これは5円の音… チャリン…これは1円の音… チャリン…こ、これは…ご、500円の音!!

The Mao Family Is Lively Today as Well
(NA: The Mao Family Is As Rowdy As Ever)
Icon skill 1086.pngSolid Adept
Normal Passive
Defense UP [III] & Status Ailment Resistance UP [II]
Max Limit Break
Defense UP [IV] & Status Ailment Resistance UP [III]
"Woo! I’m fiiirst! It’s all mine!"
"Hey! No fair! I’m starving too!"
"Okay guys, no fighting! I’ll cook up a new one so just wait your turn."
(I can't let them know I just ate one...)
New Product! Sakura Sweets!!
Icon skill 1155.pngH Anti-Seal Magia
Normal Passive
Max Limit Break
Chance to Anti-Magia Seal [X] & Defense UP [IV]
"It's beautiful! This isn't a dessert anymore; it's a work of art!"

"Still, the taste is exceptional. It's truly amazing that a Western restaurant in town could produce such quality."

"Yep, right! That's the power of Walnut's!"

「それでいて味も絶品。はぁ~…喜びのあまりほっぺが落ちる… 町の洋食屋がこのクオリティを出すなんて、さすがまなかです…」

A Reasonable and Gentle Strategy
Icon skill 1214.pngTechnical Attack Adept
Normal Passive
Max Limit Break
Charge Disc Damage UP [IV] & Attack UP [III]
Until now, I've had to deal with difficulties on my own.

I thought it was naive to ask someone to help me. So I never knew,

I never knew how reassuring it was to have someone take my hand.

誰かに助けて欲しいなんて言うのは甘えだと思っていた だから、私は知らなかった

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